Method in which trainees learn a craft or trade by hands-on experience while working with a skilled worker, usually under a written or implied indentureship agreement.

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  • In Nancy's apprenticeship, she was trained in many skills that would prove useful when she took over the business herself.

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  • When I was a young man I was offered an apprenticeship by my uncle to learn how to repair shoes, which is what he had done his whole life.

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  • Because of the long and extensive process involved, the path toward the master carpenter was difficult, and he had to begin with an apprenticeship working for one of the old hands.

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